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Older People



Subject Keywords: Food and nutritional information for the elderly
Topic: Obesity
Type: Website
Region: All-island

This is a webpage by safefood that provides nutritional information for older people.

As you grow older, it’s as important as ever to eat well. The right diet can help you feel better and stay more active. If you have a specific health condition, then your doctor will advise you on the diet that’s best for you. But if you’re in good health, then the usual healthy eating guidelines apply. 

It's important that you keep active too if you can. Walking, gardening, dancing and climbing stairs all count. Staying active helps keep older bodies flexible and is the best way to keep your appetite. There are a few little extras to consider in your later years too…




Suggested citation:

safefood. (2014) Older People [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 19th November 2019].


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